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Samuel L. Jackson
Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack dealer Dwayne Gittens aka "God". Gittens is known as a family man and a man of the people, contributing to his community and helping those in need. However, there is another side to him, a ruthless leader of a criminal empire who will torture or kill anyone without question. Over time, Cole develops a close friendship with Gittens. Cole's superiors worry that the line between cop and bad guy is getting blurred and that both identities are becoming one. Cole's loyalties are put to the ultimate test just as there is enough evidence to take Gittens down for good. Written by
Very realistic portrayal of the Ohio drug crime scene and the tense tightrope walk an undercover officer had to do to nab the local drug-lord. The street talk and violence ring true. Reasonable performance by Omar Epps and a good one by LLCJ. I found the part of the movie where he takes a forced hiatus from his undercover role a little draggy though. The other members of the police force are lacking in conviction, but in my opinion, they are extras and their performance has very little relevance to the story. The criminal extras on the other hand, excel. And that is where it matters. , Overall, the movie compares well with the 2006 Leo Di Caprio- Matt Damon - Scorcese thriller. Definitely worth a watch.
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